The death toll is likely to rise.
Afghanistan stirred up a powerful earthquake. It is already known about 250 dead. One and a half hundred people were injured.
This is reported air force.
Photos posted on social media show people on stretchers, debris and destroyed houses in the province of Paktika, which was hardest hit by the storm.
A local government spokesman said the death toll is likely to rise.
The tremors were reportedly felt more than 500 kilometers across Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.
The quake struck in the early hours of the morning while many people were sleeping, with a magnitude of 6.1 at a depth of about 51 km, according to the US Geological Survey.
Recall that in mid-March strong earthquake hit japan. The magnitude of the earthquake was 7.3.